‘Central’ Gals

Bethany Root is based at K59, Amelia Earhart Airport, Atchison, Kansas. Having an opportunity to fly in a Stearman for my first flight led me to the career and opportunities I have toady. As the new manager of the Amelia Earhart Airport and co-owner of McElwain Sprayers, as well...

Cathy Babis is based at H49, Sackman Field Airport, Columbia, Illinois. I soloed in 1970. Private Pilot in 1971. All the others earned by 1979; Commercial ASEL/MEL/Instrument, CFI ASEL/MEL/II Gold Seal - expired, Air Traffic Control Tower Operator.  I was in the Army as ATC and lived in Germany...

Jessica Bower is based at KATW, Appleton International Airport, Appleton, Wisconsin. [caption id="attachment_42345" align="aligncenter" width="570"] My husband Rusty and I were lucky enough to get married at the EAA museum. The pictures were taken at Pioneer Airport.  Rusty is not a pilot, but he is very supportive of my...

Erica Swenson is based at KTKI, McKinney National Airport, Dallas, Texas. I am 18 years old and a senior in high school. I have been a dual credit student at LeTourneau University in McKinney Texas for about a year and will be continuing my flight training and education...

Ashley Kosturock is based at MS82, Shade Tree Airport, Gulfport, Mississippi. I am a Graduate student at Mississippi State University, working towards my Masters in Aerospace Engineering. As an undergraduate student I was privileged with a UAV Pilot job, flying for the school before it became the...

Emily Daniel is based at KCWC, Kickapoo Downtown Airport, Wichita Falls, Texas. I started flying when I was 13 with the dream of becoming an aerobatic pilot. Since then, I have logged around 800 hours, and have completed most of my ratings, with the hopes of finishing...